By Thomas Sattig
Thomas Sattig develops a entire framework for doing philosophy of time, and provides an unique three-dimensionalist photo of the fabric international. He brings jointly various diversified views, linking our usual notion of time with the physicist's belief, and linking metaphysical questions on time with questions within the philosophy of language.
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